Most experts advise against talking during a massage. A massage is a time to relax and let go of your stress, and can be seen as a form of self-care and healing. Talking during a massage may distract the massage therapist and take away from the full massage experience. It could also be disruptive to other clients in the massage area.

At the same time, it is ultimately up to the client if they want to talk during a massage. Some people may find it helpful to talk out problems or share stories with the massage therapist as part of their massage. If this is the case, it is important to be respectful and mindful of the massage therapist’s time. While it may be tempting to tell long stories or ask a lot of questions, it is important to be considerate and not take up too much of the massage therapist’s time.

If you do decide to talk during a massage, it is important to keep the conversation light. Avoid topics that might be too personal or negative and instead focus on topics that will help you relax, such as things you’re looking forward to or recent positive experiences. It may also be helpful to consider the massage therapist’s opinion. If they appear distracted or uncomfortable with the conversation, it’s best to stop talking and focus on relaxing.

At the end of the day, whether you decide to talk during a massage is up to you. Just remember to be considerate and respectful of the massage therapist and their space. That way, you can get the most out of your massage and enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.